Medical Needs Assistant, Somerset

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Buckler's Mead AcademySomerset
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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 15 (£8,592 per annum)
Contract term: Temporary

25 hours per week (term time only)

Required from September 2017, to provide 1:1 medical support (including tube feeding and medication) for a Year 7 student. This post is subject to ongoing funding and dependent upon the child remaining at Buckler’s Mead Academy. 

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, discretion, loyalty and commitment and empathy to support a student with complex medical needs. Training for the post will be provided but a knowledge of first aid would be beneficial.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil. Our vision as an academy is that all community members are happy, achieve and have limitless aspirations. Our job as professionals is to ensure this happens. All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching and support for our students and other staff. We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The academy is an 8 times ‘Investor in People’ and candidates can be assured of excellent support at all times and a structured induction programme and relevant training will be provided for the successful candidate. As an academy we actively encourage sharing best practice and the person appointed can be assured of support to help them effectively meet the students’ needs.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitments. All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before confirmation.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is an equal opportunities employer. The campus is a no smoking site.

Interested candidates should apply in writing to Sara Gorrod, Headteacher using an academy application form and with a covering letter giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role. 

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to receiving your application.

CLOSING DATE: THURSDAY 20 JULY 2017 (12.00 noon)

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Address: 1 St John's Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4NH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1935 424454